The Beautiful Brokenness of 'The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt'

by Margaret Finnegan

27 July 2015

 
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The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Cast: Ellie Kemper, Tituss Burgess, Carol Kane, Jane Krakowski

(Netflix)

The Emmy-nominated comedy The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt opens with the liberation of four women from an underground Indiana bunker where an apocalyptic preacher has kept them captive and convinced them that the world has been destroyed by a nuclear holocaust. With an armed SWAT officer opening the bunker door, the women rise blinking into a sunny, verdant meadow and are quickly nicknamed “the Indiana mole women” by the surrounding media.

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